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Sounds of the Summer: Bailen

Sounds of the Summer: Bailen

Emily Zemler on September 21, 2019
photo by Shervin Lainez Making music together has always come naturally for siblings Daniel, David and Julia Bailen. The New York-based indie-rock trio, who now perform simply as Bailen, have been playing together since they were kids but didn’t release their debut album, Thrilled to Be Here, until this past April via Fantasy Records. “The […]
“I Didn’t Bring a Band”: The Origins of Neil Young & Promise of the Real

“I Didn’t Bring a Band”: The Origins of Neil Young & Promise of the Real

Dean Budnick on September 20, 2019
Lukas Nelson and Neil Young (l-r) performing with Promise of the Real, Farm Aid 2017 (photo by John Patrick Gatta) The following article originally appeared as the Editor’s Note for the July/August 2019 issue of Relix, which featured a cover story conversation between Lukas Nelson and Relix publisher Peter Shapiro. In anticipation of this weekend’s […]
Spotlight: A.A. Bondy

Spotlight: A.A. Bondy

Justin Jacobs on September 18, 2019
“I feel like I walked through a hidden door in the back of a Mississippi gun cabinet and appeared onstage in Brooklyn.” That was A.A. Bondy during his performance at the Williamsburg venue and record store Rough Trade on May 10, and for the few hundred in attendance, it felt like an appropriately disorienting description, […]